The freedom of money

    USA Today recently tried to come up with a price tag for the “American Dream,” and somehow concluded that it costs $130,000 per year.  Since only about 1 in 8 households pull down that kind of income, the American Dream is clearly slipping out of our grasp.  The darn One Percenters went and stole it from us! The specifics of USA Today’s formula are debatable | Read More »

    Paying for your freedom

    In the early stages of the Hobby Lobby religious liberty lawsuit against ObamaCare, the justices installed by Barack Obama, Sotomayor and Kagan, had a little conversation about how the owners of the company could easily get their right of conscience back, if they would just pay a nice fat surcharge for it.  “Hobby Lobby would choose not to provide health insurance at all,” Justice Kagan | Read More »

    Bono, born-again capitalist evangelist

    Rock star Bono of the group U2 has been saying some very interesting things lately.  Let’s concede up front that it’s all too easy to celebrate someone for coming around to your way of thinking.  Merit badges for genius are easily awarded to people who agree with you. I won’t belittle this particular celebrity by lavishing him with insincere praise for saying something that agrees | Read More »

    Restoring Limited Government

    Last June, like most conservatives, I felt great shock and disappointment with the ruling of the Supreme Court holding Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—commonly known as Obamacare—as constitutional.  The legislation itself represents an assault on our basic liberties. Americans should not be penalized because they have made the economic decision to not purchase health insurance in the private marketplace. Our federal government, which is | Read More »

    Restoring Limited Government

    Last June, like most conservatives, I felt great shock and disappointment with the ruling of the Supreme Court holding Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—commonly known as Obamacare—as constitutional.  The legislation itself represents an assault on our basic liberties. Americans should not be penalized because they have made the economic decision to not purchase health insurance in the private marketplace. Our federal government, which is | Read More »